Reporter—pictures, video, words, audio. Editorial Director @theWarHorseNews. Adjunct @columbiaJourn. Proud @Cal grad. blog.annahiatt.com

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I'm a freelance reporter based in New York City working in words, audio, and pictures—both moving and still. I'm features editor for The War Horse, an adjunct at Columbia Journalism School, and an avid pitcher of stories.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Photojournalist in college.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I most certainly have. I love the sound, but the ergonomics are terrible.

What advice can you offer to aspiring journalists?

Work hard. Work efficiently. And don't do this if you're not sure.